In 2021 Julie's desire to work with creative methods for positive change, expanded into undertaking a counselling degree. She aims to integrate this skillset with art therapy.
Julie's creative practice spans various mediums. She was also a successful independent animator, who researched, wrote and designed for film.
Julie delivered courses in visual art, graphic design and screen departments of TAFE.
E d u c a t i o n
2021 - 2023 Post Graduate Diploma of Counselling Candidature
This study is towards integrating Counselling with Art Therapy.
College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales
2008- 2012 Masters of Fine Arts, High Distinction.
College of Complementary Medicine, Phoenix Institute.
Advanced Diploma in Transpersonal Art Therapy
2010 - 2013
E x h i b i t i o n s
2021 Lost and Found, Ambush Gallery, Waterloo, Sydney
2020 Between Worlds, The Shop Gallery, Glebe Sydney
2019 Shoalhaven International Women's Day Exhibition, Awarded First Prize.
2018 Bird, See Change Festival, Jervis Bay
2017 Now, Shoalhaven City Art Gallery
2016 Femflix, SCA Galleries, The University of Sydney
1983 Comicstripping, George Patton Gallery, University of Melbourne
1982 Cast Off - Stephen Mori Gallery, Sydney
1979 Craft Council Gallery
2015 Headland/Heartland, Historic Site Specific House, Sydney
2012 Open Textures, COFA Space, Sydney
1996 Dancing the Dualities, Historic Site Specific House, Sydney
1995 The Girls, Surry Hills Historic House, Sydney
1995 Paraphernalia, Black Wattle Studios, Sydney
2022 Art Springs For Wildlife, Festival and Art Show @ Berry Town Hall, October long weekend in conjunction with Wildlife Rescue South Coast, a fundraising and awareness event.
2018 Bird, a mixed media group exhibition with accompanying events, See Change Festival, Jervis Bay
F e s t i v a l s
2018 Art Zone, River Festival, Nowra
2017 Planet Nowra, a Bundanon Outreach Production.
2016 Art Zone, River Festival, Nowra
2017 Art Zone, River Festival, Nowra
S c r e e n i n g s
1987 Double X - Sydney Film Festival, Melbourne, Intercom, Chicago and Montreal Film Festivals
1993 Because It Feels Good - Sydney and Melbourne International Film Festivals
F i l m A w a r d s
1987 DOUBLE X, 13 min 35 mm animation. Produced by Film Australia
Julie's roles: Research, Design, Storyboarding, Direction, Animation
Awards: Silver Hugo, Documentary Category of the Intercom Industrial Festival, Chicago,
1988 Greater Union Award, Fiction category of the Sydney Film Festival.
1989 HORRIBLE MAN, Short film. AFTRS Julie's roles: Production Design & Costume Design.
Award: Best Film, Berlin Student Film Festival.
C o l l e c t i o n s
Double X, Animation, National Film and Sound Archive, Canberra ACT
Art in private collections - Blue Mountains, Shoalhaven, Kangaroo Valley and Sydney locations
P r e s e n t a t i o n s
2011 Arts and Health Symposium Otago Polytechnic Dunedin
2009 Creative Margins, Curtin University
2009 Arts Health Conference Newcastle
1993 Multi Media Conference at Australian Film & TV School
1989 The Illusion Of Life Conference, Sydney
F i l m G r a n t s and C o m m i s s i o n s
OPAL, drama feature.
1991,1992, 2004 Script development for three drafts, Australian Film Commission
Julie's roles: Writer, Director, Researcher.
KISSING THE BEAST, 60 mn documentary.
1992 Script development investment, NSW Film & TV Office.
Julie's roles: Concept, Research, Writer, Director
THE TWELVE KEYS OF BASIL VALENTINE, 40 min hybrid experimental drama with animation
1992 Grant from the Australian Film Commission to perform pre production tests
Julie's roles: Concept, Writer, Director, Designer.
BECAUSE IT FEELS GOOD, 3 min animation.
1993 Commissioned for the ABC TV Children’s series Lift Off.
Julie's roles: Designer, Director, Animator
SIGH OF THE SERPENT- Feature drama.
1989 Script investment from the Australian Film Commission
Julie's role: Writer
SIGNS OUT OF TIME, Feature documentary, Canadian/American co-production
2003 Julie's roles: Commissioned animator & Illustrator.
DOUBLE X, 13 min 35 mm animation. Produced by Film Australia
1986 Julie's roles : Concept, Researcher, Writer, Designer, Director, Animator
O t h e r Q u a l i f i c a t i o n s
Australian Film & Television School, Production Design Certificate,1988